Perficient, Inc. provides digital consultancy services and solutions in the United States.
Solid track record with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Perficient's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PFS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PFS exceeded the German IT industry which returned -6.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PFS exceeded the German Market which returned -14.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Perficient's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Perficient undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PFS (€24.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€51.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PFS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PFS is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.1x) compared to the IT industry average (25.2x).
PE vs Market: PFS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.1x) compared to the German market (16.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PFS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PFS is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the DE IT industry average (3.2x).
How is Perficient forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PFS's forecast earnings growth (15.3% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: PFS's earnings (15.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PFS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: PFS's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PFS's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if PFS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Perficient performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PFS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PFS's current net profit margins (6.6%) are higher than last year (4.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PFS's earnings have grown by 6.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PFS's earnings growth over the past year (51.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PFS earnings growth over the past year (51.2%) exceeded the IT industry 2.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PFS's Return on Equity (9.7%) is considered low.
How is Perficient's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PFS's short term assets ($211.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($84.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: PFS's short term assets ($211.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($174.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PFS's debt to equity ratio (32.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PFS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 17.8% to 32.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PFS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (62.5%).
Interest Coverage: PFS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.6x coverage).
Inventory Level: PFS has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: PFS's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.7x debt).
What is Perficient's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PFS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PFS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PFS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PFS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PFS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Davis (55yo)
Mr. Jeffrey S. Davis, also known as Jeff, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Perficient, Inc. since September 1, 2009 and has been its President since 2004. Mr. Davis served as Chief Operating Officer ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD5.15M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CFO, Treasurer & Secretary||13.58yrs||US$1.68m||0.46% $3.4m|
|Chief Operating Officer||1.33yrs||US$962.11k||0.24% $1.8m|
|Vice President of Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Sales||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & Controller||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: PFS's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||21.92yrs||US$118.27k||0.13% $941.1k|
|Independent Director||15.67yrs||US$104.92k||0.12% $890.8k|
|Lead Director||3.08yrs||US$131.92k||0.095% $703.3k|
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||US$186.92k||0.030% $223.5k|
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||US$79.92k||0.029% $211.8k|
Experienced Board: PFS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PFS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Perficient, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Perficient, Inc.
- Ticker: PFS
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$822.952m
- Listing Market Cap: US$742.221m
- Shares outstanding: 32.89m
- Website: https://www.perficient.com
Number of Employees
- Perficient, Inc.
- 555 Maryville University Drive
- Suite 600
- St. Louis
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PRFT||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1999|
|PFS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
Perficient, Inc. provides digital consultancy services and solutions in the United States. Its solutions include portals and collaboration, such as searchable data systems, collaborative systems for process improvement, transaction processing, unified and extended reporting, commerce, content management, and other services; and platform implementation services, including application server selection, architecture planning, installation and configuration, clustering for availability, performance assessment and issue remediation, security, and technology migrations. The company also offers management consulting services in the areas of organizational change management, business analytics, project management, and process excellence; and cloud infrastructure services comprising architecture, application modernization, business value and health checks assessments, containers, strategy and road maps, and vendor evaluation and selection services. In addition, it provides digital marketing services, including analytics and reporting, email marketing and automation, B2B and B2C marketing automation, media and advertising, paid search, social media, search engine marketing, content marketing, and conversion rate optimization. Further, the company offers business analytics; custom applications; business integration; business process management; customer relationship management; enterprise data and business intelligence; enterprise performance management; DevOps; and enterprise mobile solutions. It serves the healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, automotive and transportation, retail and consumer goods, electronics and computer hardware, telecommunications, business services, and energy and utilities markets, as well as leisure, media, and entertainment markets. Perficient, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/27 22:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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